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Daft Labeouf

Spaceward Ho!

Forget Angry Birds, Get Spaceward Ho!

Spaceward Ho! was one of my all-time favorite games on the Mac in the 1990s – and now it has been released for the iPad!

Tiny Desk Concert – The Decemberists

Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson Live at the Bottom Line 1977

Fourth of July Music – Gil Scott-Heron Live at the Bottom Line

Gil Scott-Heron (1949-2011) is most well known for “The Revolution Will Not be Televised” but this 1977 live gig with Brian Jackson will expose you to more of…

jeopardy

Think I can take Watson?

Screen shown just before taking the Jeopardy online test a few weeks back. I thought about trying to screen-shot some of the actual test questions but then that…

moby

More Moby: Be the One EP

(via Vegan.com) Moby has released a free EP in advance of his next album.

Yes We Can (Use PowerPoint)

(via BoingBoing) As someone who spends way too much time “collaborating” by way of exchanging slide decks and arguing the minutiae of bullet points, I was always a…

snowcar

Funny Headlines

Just had yet another laugh out loud moment reading Criggo and realized I’ve never posted about it. Criggo is basically Jay Leno’s Headlines routine from Monday nights as…

jme_diss

Dissertation Wordle

Just for fun, here’s a wordle of my dissertation, on (nearly) the 10th anniversary of finishing it: Generated by Wordle. Technically not quite based on the final version,…

Some Quotations from David Brin’s Transparent Society

Just finished reading The Transparent Society, David Brin’s 1998 rumination on the question of “Will Technology Force Us to Chose Between Privacy and Freedom.” It’s a really thoughtful…

From Yelper Bob B.

Vej Naturals Night of Thanks

When it opened this summer, Vej Naturals quickly became one of the highest rated restaurants on the Boston Vegan Association database, getting an overall rating of 4.4 out…

Boston Vegan Association

Boston Vegan Association, Pamphlet

The Boston Vegan Association monthly meeting was this weekend at MyThai, in Brookline. Although I don’t get to as many of these meetings as I’d like (after commuting…

222 Pancake

More Vegan London

I’ve spent a couple of weeks in London over the last month for work. It’s frankly a great city to be a vegan in, with lots of ethnic…

Instant Rimshot, Sad Trombone

Stupid Browser Tricks

Site Specific Browsers, or SSBs, are  a relatively new concept in which you basically create an application which is designed just to browse to a particular website. It…

Betty's Wok and Noodle Diner

Vegan Night at the Pops (Betty’s, Natalie Merchant)

Well, it was a vegan night at the Pops for Jo and I anyway – maybe some day they will have an official night. Started out with dinner…

Kevin Rose

Oprah, Kevin Rose, and the Vegan “Challenge”

So Oprah Winfrey’s joined the list of celebs taking the vegan challenge. From the PETA files: Inspired by the book Quantum Wellness, by Kathy Freston, Oprah’s going to…

Garfield Minus Garfield

Garfield minus Garfield

Old news, I know, but I find Garfield Minus Garfield captivating. It’s sort of existentialist, nihilist, and postmodern all at the same time.

Visualizing Information for Advocacy

Via a tweet by Beth Kanter I discovered a new booklet produced by the Tactical Technology Collective: Visualizing Information for Advocacy: An Introduction to Information Design In their…

Creative Vigilantes

Great article in the Boston Globe from Christmas Eve Eve (aka lille juleaften) about the way intellectual property and copyright issues play out in other fields like standup…